Erased: company loses it all when $17,000 worth of computer records disappear

Jury rules ABC journalists committed fraud in undercover Food Lion report

Economic slows but is steady

Home renovations, trips replace traditional gifts

Holidays excite wrapping paper manufacturer

Job could be on line at office party

HMO wars heating up

Defends embattled youth program

Distances Santa from mall policy

Counters privatization enthusiasm

Contemplates U.S. global concerns

Gouge me, Elmo

Don't cry for Eva

Speculates on welfare's price tag

Poses choice of skating or robbery

Points to savings for tag change

Asserts Beasley `lied' about banner

Suggests another Christmas shortcut

Tackle S.C. car rates

Gas tax gouge

Denounces video poker's comeback

Reins in idea of ASU Columbia site

Ethnic cards convey cultural diversity

Innovation has brightened Christmas trees over years

Eilat is suitable place to take a breather

Seasonal favorites - Augusta authors reveal treasured holiday works

Westside drops a pair to Richmond Academy

River rivals unequal in tourism

Redistricting may touch local seats

Locals cautiously optimistic about Pena nomination

Business briefs - GIW Industries bought by German subsidiary

Carolers share joy of season

Two states do battle over tritium production

Romance in uniform - the rules can be blurry

Process is tested at SRS

Pena picked as Energy Department head

20th-century technology brings 18th-, 19th-century books to life

ASU finds hope for funding of building improvements

Golden Hawks take title

Poll finds voters edging toward Beasley's flag plan

Parking ticket penalty unclear

Husbands of soldiers lack formal support

'Tis better to give

North Carolina wins Shrine

Turkey group quietly grows

Volunteers give good will to mankind

Aiken hopes art center spurs downtown growth

Booknotes - new book from Aiken native out

Spiritual business

Gingrich admits violations

Baston is brightest star in Thoroughbred Classic

Business briefs - parent company of Osbon Medial Systems reaches distribution agreement

Former gas factory cleanup includes Augusta Canal

Visit to Shriners Hospital inspires Jackets' Watkins

Retailers get green Christmas

Aiken bird watchers join national event

Aiken man saves cat from house fire

Hard-hitting dramas becoming more common in youth services

Jesus can be confusing to kids

Movie actress McQueen remembered for kindness

Pena moves from one hot seat to another with shift to Energy Department

Teamwork leads Dogs over struggling Cougars

A tale of two quarterbacks

High school championship notebook - Bethea kicks himself over short effort last week

Weary Terps win

Son seeks to repeat father's state title for Americus

Hawks are out to prove a point

NFL coaches stand on thin ice

Wildcats hope to crack ACC barrier with Ga Tech game

Mary visiting more frequently, believers say

Apple chief says expect `lots of new stuff' in '97

Carl Sagan, astronomer, storyteller and visionary, dead at 62

He's back? Apple may rehire Steve Jobs

The Web at warp speed - a primer on fast access

With Jobs' return, Apple goes back to its core

Yule Web sites multiply like Christmas sales

Marty's mischief tickles toddlers with sound-activated control

DC Webgrrls - `It's like a cigar club for women'